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Code 6842
EUR 1500.00
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EUR 1500.00
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1613037131Code 6842 Antique compassLarge dry compass placed in its original wooden box with slot lid. Signed AUG. CARSTENS Hamburg Steinhöft 19 from the second half of the 19th century. The compass consists of a brass and glass vessel on the bottom of which a metal stem is fixed on which the eight-wind rose of engraving paper on a copper plate is placed, complete with a goniometric circle. Excellent condition, fully functional. Box size 26.7x26.7 h 18.5 cm - 10.5x10.5x7.28 inches, compass diameter 20 cm - 7.87 inches.

The use of a magnetic needle is described by the Arab scientist Bailak Al Qabajaqi: in 1242 during a travel from Tripoli in Syria to Alexandria the captain of the ship used it, putting in a pail with water a piece of cork with a needle and magnetizing it with a magnet; the needle moved immediately in the North-South direction.

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